Jason Hagan

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Master of Arts in Education (MAEd)

MA Concentration

Educational Technology, Innovative Learning


Intelligent Tutoring System, differentiation, mastery learning


Roger Pence, Pamela A. Redmond, Jim O'Connor


Teachers are being asked to teach to classes that are growing in size, diversity, and gaps in student abilities. They are also faced with the opportunity to implement new technology to alleviate the struggles that can arise due to these circumstances. There are computer programs that have been developed that can tutor individual students, in a growing number of subjects, allowing them to learn at a pace that best fits their content knowledge, strengths, and weaknesses. These programs are able to develop an understanding of the student and what areas they need the most help with in order to develop a path to understanding that best fits the individual student. These are known as Intelligent Tutoring Systems and have they have the potential to greatly affect education by providing differentiated instruction to each user, compiling useful data on student progress, and allowing students to demonstrate mastery at the pace that is right for them. A website will be developed to educate those interested in the positive effects that have been observed on the use of Intelligent Tutoring Systems and to provide the viewer with the next steps to implementation.

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